Welcome to Oxy! We are excited to see you on campus in August for New Student Orientation.
New Student Packets are in the mail! If you have not received your packet yer, please give the Office of Student Life a call at (323) 259 2918 to let us know.
New Student Orientation is required for all new and incoming students, including transfer, exchange, visiting, and international students, and begins on Thursday, August 25 at 8 am with move-in and runs until the first day of classes on Tuesday, August 30. Your family members are invited to join us for a separate but concurrent orientation program from Thursday, August 25 until Saturday, August 27; schedules for both programs are available here.
Prior to New Student Orientation, specific student groups have different arrival dates; so, be sure to mark your calendars accordingly:
- Students participating in International Student Orientation* (incoming students on a student visa) should arrive on Friday, August 19.
- OxyEngage Pre-Orientation Participants should arrive on Monday, August 22, by 2 p.m.
- Fall Athletes: please check with your coaches for arrival information.
* Students who are required to attend International Student Orientation have been contacted by the International Programs Office. If you have questions about if this applies to you, please contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org